Free H.E.A.R.T workshop series

The H.E.A.R.T. Workshop Series
Human rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.)
Fall 2013

An Introduction to Human Rights at McMaster
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn about your rights and responsibilities with regard to harassment, bullying and discrimination; and, develop skills to prevent and intervene in situations of harassment and bullying.

Positive Space Provider Program
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Increase your awareness about the lives and experiences of LGBTQ-identified persons. Upon completion you’ll receive a poster, sticker or button that can be displayed to signify your support for LGBTQ persons.

Accessibility 101
Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Enhance your understanding of what accessibility means in the McMaster context and develop skills to advance accessibility on campus.

An Introduction to the “Duty to Accommodate”
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn about key terms such as “reasonable” and “undue hardship” and how to address the “duty to accommodate” in the classroom and workplace settings.

Sexual Harassment (New Pilot Workshop)
Monday, November 25th, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Increase your awareness about how to recognize and prevent sexual harassment in the classroom and workplace.

What’s In A Word: Insult or Inclusion?
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
How do we describe a colleague, classmate or roommate who is different from us? When is it even relevant to do so? Enhance your ability to build inclusion through the everyday use of words and phrases that focus on diversity.

All workshops are held in MUSC 224 and are facilitated by staff from the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services. Attend one workshop or attend them all. Participants who complete 3 or more workshops will receive a certificate. All workshops are free of charge, however, pre-registration is required because space is limited.

For more information, accessibility measures, or to register call 905-525-9140 x 27581 or email
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